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  1. Christopher McLaren

    Christopher McLaren New Member

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    Do I need a comma before which in this sentence?

    Discussion in 'Word Mechanics' started by Christopher McLaren, Jun 14, 2019 at 6:21 AM.

    Equality and diversity will be modelled and maintained, by also providing learning examples which relate to the values of the students.

    I think it needs one but I could be wrong, let me know.

    Thank you.
     
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    TBH, I don't think you need the one you've got.

    "Equality and diversity will be modeled and maintained by also providing learning examples which relate to the values of the students."
     
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    Depending on what comes before and follows after, you could try:

    Equality and diversity will also be modelled, and maintained, by providing learning examples which relate to the values of the students.
     
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    It reads a little Orwellian: or is an empty transaction/slogan of the biz/Linkedin variety? It's curious and interesting.

    'Equality and diversity will also be modelled,' said the Nun, 'and maintained,' she said striking the cane against the top table. 'We provide learning examples,' she gurgled, 'which relate to the core values of you, the students. Now we shall sing the song together of Our Opportunity Is Always Forward...thank you.'
     
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    Equality and diversity will be modelled and maintained by also providing learning examples which relate to the values of the students.
    I think it needs one, but I could be wrong. Let me know.
     
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    I think part of the issue is you should be using "that" instead of "which." It's a restrictive clause. Using the right word eliminates the comma problem, in my view.

    Equality and diversity will be modeled and maintained by also providing learning examples that relate to the values of the students.
     
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